Frequently Asked Questions

The questions that we are asked most often about Training Management Software

Most Asked Questions

We are asked the same questions over and over so here are the answers to our most frequently asked questions.

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Do you offer a Free Trial?

Yes we do offer a 14 Day Free Trial of the Full and latest version of Genius Training Management Software. However, we do like to speak with you before you sign up for the free trial to take the free trial and go through a walk through with you using Zoom or Teams. This is to familiarize you with Genius to make sure you get the most out of your 14 day free trial. Give us a call on: 0330 113 7783 if you would like to arrange a free trial or Book a Demo here.
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How long does a demo take?

Booking a demo is the very best way to see exactly how Genius Training Management Software will impact your business and save you hours of administration time. The full demo takes between 1 and 2 hours depending of how you will use Genius and the questions that you have. When you book a demo we call you to have a brief chat about your requirements, we then tailor the demo to your exact requirements. Book your Demo here.
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How quickly can I start using Genius?

When you decide to subscribe to Genius we set up your account and have you complete a direct debit for your monthly subscription or take your annual payment (your choice). We give you access to Genius within 10 minutes of signing up.
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How many users does Genius Support?

Genius was designed and developed from scratch by our in house team, this means it has no limitations. No limit on the number of users you can have, the number of customers, learner or training events that you can run. Genius is literally unlimited.
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Do you offer different payment plans?

We offer 2 payment plans. Monthly and Annually. If you choose annually you get 2 months free. See Pricing
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What are Training and Support costs?

All of your Training and Support is included in your Genius Training Management Software subscription. Unlimited Training and Support is offered by Zoom, Teams and Email. Read more about Support.
Please Note: Genius Lite does not include free training but does include free support.
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How often to you update Genius?

We make very small performance upgrades continuously, these are barely noticeable to our clients but are essential to ensure the smooth running of Genius Training Management Software. We roll out major updates every 6 - 8 weeks. These updates include new services to improve Genius and are all Free of charge. Genius Training Management Software is cloud software or (SaaS) which means that all of our clients are always using the very latest and best performing version of Genius. The vast majority of Genius Training Management Software updates are suggested and chosen by our community of users. We are also very conscious that people don't like change, and the last thing you want is constantly changing software as that would require additional training for your staff. All updates are gradual and don't require any further training for your staff. We publish all updates to our new blog. Read about our latest updates.
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How much is the set up fee?

If you subscribe to Genius and enter your data yourself there is a one time setup fee depending on your level of usage. If you require your existing data be imported by us (bulk import) we do charge an average of £250 for this and it takes a couple of hours.
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How long is the contract?

A subscription to Genius Training Management Software is for 12 months. At the end of 12 months you can sign up again for another 12 months and so on and so forth.
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How do I quit Genius?

The end of any relationship is hard, the memories made together, the laughter, the joy we bring each other... we would be very sad to see you go, but we understand it's you, not us, so no hard feelings. To quit Genius you can give 30 days notice at the end of your 12 month contract. No penalties, no fees to pay, just a handshake and a goodbye. Unlike a bitter lover we don't hold a grudge and will always take you back with open arms. Some leave.. but they all come back in the end!
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Can I integrate Genius with my Website?

Yes, we actually encourage you to integrate Genius Training Management Software with your existing website to accept bookings and secure online payments. Integration is quick and simple, can be done by anyone so long as you know how to 'copy and paste'. We have created a tutorial video here. This is an actually video of us performing an integration and takes 3 minutes. Read more about Website Integration.
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How can I accept online Payments?

Genius is fully integrated with Stripe to accept credit / debit card payments. You can simply connect your Stripe account to Genius (takes less than a minute) And all of your customers can then pay you by secure credit / debit card. Read more about Stripe.
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Can I use my own Payment System?

Genius is ONLY integrated with Stripe to accept credit / debit card payments. If you use any other service we recommend you consider Stripe as well as you can use two services side by side. There is no set up fee and no monthly charge with Stripe. Read more about Stripe.
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What is the Genius Sales Network?

The Genius Sales Network is a website where we list your training events for corporate training buyers and the general public to book and pay for them. We pay for all advertising and marketing and you pay us a small commission on each sale. There is no monthly fee, no contract and you only pay commission when you get a booking. So no booking, no fee. Plus the customer pays you in full at the time of booking, so there is no financial risk for you. Read About the Genius Sales Network.
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What are Premium Services?

We offer a few additional 'Paid For' services such as our File Sharing Service and the Genius Sales Network. These are optional services that are not required to use Genius but may enhance your business and bring you more revenue.
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Can I use Genius anywhere?

Genius Training Management Software is cloud software, that means you can use it in any country on earth so long as you have an internet connection.
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Do you have a Genius App?

No we don't. There is no need as Genius works on all devices such as PC, Mac, laptop, tablet and mobile. Genius also work on all operating systems as it's basically like accessing a website.
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Does Genius support different Time Zones?

Genius is used in many different countries by different clients in different time zones so Genius does support different date/time formats. The USA format dates differently to the UK for example and all are supported by Genius.
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Does Genius support different Currencies?

Genius works with all currencies. Plus you can even use Genius in your default currency, and invoice different clients in their own currency. This can be done for an unlimited number of currencies. We have created a short video demonstrating this here.
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Does Genius include a Trainer login?

Genius includes the Trainer Platform which is a secure limited version of Genius specifically for your trainers to use. Thy can manage their diary, view the events that they are scheduled to deliver and can complete attendance Registers for their events. Trainers cannot see any financial or sensitive information so it's completely safe for sub-contract and freelance trainers to use. The Trainer Platform is included for free in your Genius subscription regardless of the number of trainers you have.
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Does Genius include a LMS & Customer Platform?

Genius is unique and is the only Training Management Software worldwide that includes our own LMS (Learning Management Software) built in as part of our software, rather than an integration with other 3rd Party LMS. Also our Customer Platform / LMS is combined. Your customers and learners can have free access to the customer platform to manage and track their training. If your learners are taking eLearning with you then can use the LMS which is seamlessly integrated into Genius. Read more about the Customer Platform and LMS (Learner Management Software) here.

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